Holidays and Closings


All locations (unless so noted) of the Memphis Public Libraries will be closed the following days:

2019 Closings

  • New Years Day: Tuesday, January 1, 2019
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday: Monday, January 21, 2019
  • Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial: Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Good Friday: Friday, April 19, 2019
  • Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 21, 2019
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2019
  • Early Closing: Tuesday, July 3, 2019 (all locations will close at 6pm)
  • Independence Day: Thursday, July 4, 2019
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 2, 2019
  • Staff Development Day: Friday, November 2, 2018
  • Veterans’ Day (Observed): Monday, November 11, 2019
  • Early Closing: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 (all locations will close at 6pm)
  • Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 28, 2019
  • Day after Thanksgiving: Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Christmas Eve: Tuesday, December 24, 2019
  • Christmas Day: Wednesday, December 25, 2019
  • Early Closing: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (all locations will close at 6pm)
  • New Year’s Day: Wednesday, January 1, 2020